Tracking Tiger: Round 2 of the PGA Championship
Tiger Woods will have a lot of work to do to get himself in contention at the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club.
He begins the day eight shots in arrears: First-round co-leader Adam Scott shot a second-round 68 to get to 7 under par. That gave him the clubhouse lead.
LEADERBOARD: PGA Championship
Woods shot a first-round 1-over 71, thanks to a double bogey on his closing hole Thursday. He is playing with Keegan Bradley and Davis Love III.
We’ll track his progress throughout the day.
No. 7, 461 yards, par 4: Tiger’s tee shot with a fairway wood cuts and cuts but just not quite enough, and he ends up just inches into the intermediate cut of rough. Woods, from the rough and 201 yards out, couldn’t get it all the way to the green, and he is now short-sided and in another batch of thick rough, and there is a bunker between him and the green. Woods hits a very professional shot out of that thick rough … to within about 2 feet from par. Bradley makes birdie to get back to -2, and he is five back. Woods makes par … a good escape. he is even par, seven back. Continue reading